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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees19,700
Fees (International Student)36,800
CampusKuala Lumpur
FacultyFaculty of Communication and Creative Industries
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyCommunication & Broadcasting
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Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Media Studies.

Course Description

This programme takes the relationships between media and society to a greater height where students are exposed to various actors, interests and issues that revolve around the media systems. Students will acquire knowledge concerning media policies, industries, literacies, audiences, cultures and social concerns. This programme further complements students’ conceptual understanding with research, writing, computing and organisational skills that will enhance their competitiveness in the employment market.

Curriculum
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Chinese Writing for the Mass Media OR Introduction to Drama 
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Film & Society
  • Mass Media & Society
  • Introduction to Advertising 
  • Public Opinion & Persuasion
  • Radio & DJ
  • The Modern Electronic Media 
  • Malaysian Constitutional Framework& Policies
  • Communication Law
  • Production & Publication
  • Media Planning
  • Writing for the Mass Media
  • Media Ethics
  • Basic Photography
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Chinese Creative Writing OR Creative Writing

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

Integrative English, Progressive English, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Integrity and Anti Corruption, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism OR Bahasa Kebangsaan A*(is compulsory for students without Credit in Bahasa Malaysia at SPM level), *Co-curricular

*compulsory Co-Curricular Course is taken in the semesters stated in programme structure in student’s programme handbook.

Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA or relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subject:

(1); (2) and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in English Language

Note:

  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake Months

June & November

Career Prospects
  • Social Media Expert 
  • Media Crisis Management 
  • Public Communication 
  • Producers of Information 
  • Media Writers 
  • Educators 
  • Media planner 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.


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